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ForestValue Call 2017 – 50 consortia invited to submit full proposal

ForestValue Call 2017 – 50 consortia invited to submit full proposal

Published Jun 21, 2018
In total 114 pre-proposals were submitted to the ForestValue Call 2017 which closed on 23 January 2018. The evaluation of the 114 pre-proposals is now finished and the ForestValue Call Steering Committee has decided to invite 50 applicants to submit their full proposal by 14 August 2018. The Step 1…
WoodWisdom-Net’s final news

WoodWisdom-Net’s final news

Published Jun 21, 2018
WoodWisdom-Net (WW-Net) as a single network of its own has now come to an end, and continues its activities under the H2020 ERA-NET Cofund Action "ForestValue – Innovating forest-based bioeconomy" (running from 2017 til 2022). WW-Net has successfully combined the national and European strategies, pr…
JPI Climate sessions at Adaptation Futures Conference

JPI Climate sessions at Adaptation Futures Conference

Published Jun 19, 2018
At this year’s Adaptation Futures conference, taking place in Cape Town, South Africa, from 18 to 20 June, various activities are taking place in the context of the Joint Programming Initiative (JPI) Climate. Exploring ways of international cooperation in climate services for AfricaOn 18 June, the …
Report of FOOD 2030 Expert Group available

Report of FOOD 2030 Expert Group available

Published Jun 18, 2018
The report of the EC FOOD 2030 Independent Expert Group was a key input document for the FOOD 2030 conference in Plovdiv, and for the side-event on Future-Proofing Food Systems which was organised by the SCAR WG Food Systems and the JPIs FACCE, HDHL and Oceans. To take further steps towards impleme…
A legal entity for JPI Oceans

A legal entity for JPI Oceans

Published Jun 18, 2018
With the establishment of an international non-profit association under Belgian law (AISBL) JPI Oceans has passed a new milestone. The legal entity will further consolidate JPI Oceans' role in the European Research Area and is a symbol of the increasing maturity of JPI Oceans. With the new AISBL JPI…
GeoERA Projects Kick-Off

GeoERA Projects Kick-Off

Published Jun 18, 2018
The kick-off of the 15 transnational projects that have been selected for funding from the GeoERA joint call will take place in Brussels from 3 to 5 July 2018. GeoERA is established and run by a group of 33 national and 15 regional geological survey organisations from 33 European countries. Its mai…
Colloquium "Perspectives on the Use of Remote Sensing in Plant Health"

Colloquium "Perspectives on the Use of Remote Sensing in Plant Health"

Published Jun 11, 2018
Euphresco, a self-sustained ERA-NET in the phytosanitary area, and the European and Mediterranean Plant Protection Organization (EPPO) are organising a scientific colloquium on "Perspectives on the Use of Remote Sensing in Plant Health". This colloquium will take place in Paris on 27 September 2018,…
EU budget: Commission proposes most ambitious Research and Innovation programme ever

EU budget: Commission proposes most ambitious Research and Innovation programme ever

Published Jun 8, 2018
On 7 June 2018, the Commission adopted its proposal for Horizon Europe. The proposal was made as part of the EU's proposal for the next EU long-term budget, the multiannual financial framework (MFF). For the next long-term EU budget 2021-2027, the Commission is proposing €100 billion for research an…
BONUS in the European Parliament - Science for sustainability in regional seas and beyond

BONUS in the European Parliament - Science for sustainability in regional seas and beyond

Published Jun 5, 2018
The BONUS (the joint Baltic Sea research and development programme) Secretariat and the Office of the Member of the Parliament (MEP) Mrs. Miapetra Kumpula‐Natri organised a "BONUS in the European Parliament" event on "Science for sustainability in regional seas and beyond" in Brussels on 16 May 2018…
SCAR National meetings

SCAR National meetings

Published Jun 5, 2018
The SCAR CASA project supports a series of national meetings to increase visibility of the Standing Committee of Agricultural Research (SCAR) in Member States, to promote SCAR outcomes, to provide a forum for exchange of national relevant background, and to foster involvement of different stakeholde…
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